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Care Home Funding Shortfall Leaves Self Funders Filling 1.3 Billion Gap

Self-funding, or private-pay, care home residents are keeping the sector afloat according to the latest figures from healthcare market intelligence provider LaingBuisson. The latest update to its Care Cost Benchmarks toolkit has found that the average fee per resident paid to care homes falls short of the real costs of service provision by more than £100 a week " a situation which means that those residents who pay from their own finances are filling a funding gap of £1.3 billion a year.

New survey reveals leading council figures' concerns about health and social care

Concerns are being raised by leading council figures in England about a lack of confidence in the Government"s plans for health and social care.

Dismay as company shuts two more St Leonards care homes

Families of 52 elderly residents at two care homes have said they are upset and disgusted that they are to close.

Alzheimer's Society reacts to David Cameron's new role as President of Alzheimer's Research UK

Alzheimer's Society reacts to David Cameron's new role as President of Alzheimer's Research UK

Worcestershire care home is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by St John"s Court, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection in November.

Social care funding: MPs urge 'swift' cross-party review

The heads of three Commons committees have urged the prime minister to find a "political consensus" on funding social care in England before 2020.